Chemical Engineering - Nuclear Power Engineering

16. 

Unit of radioactivity is

A. barn
B. fermi
C. angstrom
D. curie

Answer: Option D

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17. 

Coolant present in the primary circuit of a pressurised water reactor is high pressure

A. sub cooled water
B. saturated water
C. superheated steam
D. saturated steam

Answer: Option B

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18. 

First experimental observation of nuclear fission was done by

A. Plane
B. Rutherford
C. Fermi
D. Hahn and Strassman

Answer: Option C

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19. 

U-235 content in enriched uranium, that is normally used in power reactors (e.g., at Tarapur atomic power plant), is about __________ percent.

A. 85
B. 50
C. 3
D. 97

Answer: Option C

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20. 

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) located at Trombay (near Bombay) has

A. five operating research reactors (namely Apsara, Cirus Zerelina, Purnima and Dhurva).
B. a 420 MW nuclear power plant.
C. a very large capacity (100 tons/yr) heavy water plant.
D. all (a), (b) and (c).

Answer: Option A

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